Water Resources Staff Engineer

GEI Consultants Rancho Cordova , CA 95741

Posted 1 week ago

GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #92 in the ENR top 500 (2018). We serve hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.

GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 800 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.

Our culture is one where we encourage employees to respectfully and thoughtfully challenge current practices for continual improvement. We believe this constructive engagement helps us evolve in an ever-changing business environment and will strengthen our organization in the future. Our practices reflect our commitment to a collaborative teaming approach, encouraging diverse perspectives which lead to innovation and value added solutions that fuel our success. Our committed employees work hard for our clients and in support of one another. In return we invest in a culture with engaging learning and career development opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, recognition, and the opportunity for some fun along the way.


  • Assist in planning and implementing water resource projects throughout California

  • Coordinate and prepare technical analyses and reports for a variety of water resources projects including water supply, groundwater management and sustainability, and flood management

  • As part of an integrated team, work closely and collaboratively with other project specialists, engineers, project managers, and project directors to execute projects effectively and efficiently

  • Development of spreadsheets and databases storing digitized data, documentation and geo-referenced data, conduct technical analysis and prepare associated written technical memoranda

  • Perform field work as needed to support projects

  • Work will be directed by various project managers with one of the goals being attainment of a Professional Engineering registration in California


  • 0-3 years of experience

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or water resources related field is required; M.S. is desirable

  • E.I.T. is desirable, and ability to work towards professional registration

  • Ability to successfully formulate and execute technical assignments with minimal oversight and direction; desire to acquire and apply new skills and techniques with application to project assignments

  • Excellent computer skills with technical analysis software, CAD, MS Office, MS Project, PowerPoint, and other computer applications, GIS experience strongly preferred

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, be team-oriented and highly self-motivated, possess good problem-solving skills and be willing to respond to instruction

  • Willingness and ability to travel as needed

  • Valid driver's license


  • Market-Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More

  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement

  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • Rewards and Recognition

  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)

  • And More

Physical Job Requirements






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(0-33% of day)


(34-66% of day)


(67-100% of day)

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(0-1 hrs)

Keyboard use/repetitive motion


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Very Accurate 20/20

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Reasonably Anticipated

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GEI is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Talent Acquisition at

Email: TalentAcquisition@geiconsultants.com

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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